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of Any kotovladelets depresses a situation when the pet tears up claws about upholstered furniture, walls and carpets. To disaccustom a cat to this addiction, to him buy a kogtetochka. But often the pet ignores this subject, continuing to spoil master's property. Why does that happen also what to do?
The cat can refuse a kogtetochka if he does not suit model. When choosing stock it is necessary to consider breed of an animal and his personal preferences.
For decorative breeds at which quite soft claws, the hard coating of a kogtetochka will not approach. Claws will be injured about a tree or rigid material. And here any surfaces will be suitable for the Bengalese cat or the savanna who are true hunters. Their claws strong and strong.
It is more convenient to some cats to sharpen claws about a horizontal surface therefore they will remain indifferent to vertical boards and columns. Instead of retraining the pet, it is necessary to observe him, to consider preferences and to get suitable model.
Types of a covering когтеточек:
The kogtetochka bought by you can not suit a cat by the size. Growth of the pet has to correspond to stock height. The Maine Coon or other large cat need a copy not less than 70 cm high
From wild ancestors to pets the manner at deflation of claws to extend paws passed. So they try to seem more to frighten off the opponent. Therefore the small kogtetochka will be inconvenient to a large cat. The product has to be one and a half times higher than him.
To accustom a cat to a kogtetochka, it is necessary to establish a construction in the convenient location. If you noticed that the door suffers from claws, buy a vertical kogtetochka and establish on this door or near it. If the cat got used to tear up claws in a corner, it is better to get angular model and to fix it exactly there. And still experts advise to place kogtetochka in different places and to leave the copy which is fallen in love to the pet.
The refusal of a kogtetochka can speak fear of this object. If the stock is badly fixed and is unsteady, the cat will treat it cautiously. And if the kogtetochka already fell on the pet, then it will be almost impossible to accustom to it. The cat has to feel safe and feel a reliable support under paws.
The pet can treat new stock watchfully. The unfamiliar thing is capable to frighten an impressionable animal. That the cat got used to it, time is necessary. It is not necessary to hurry the favourite and to violently see off him paws on a kogtetochka. Then he will precisely avoid it, and all your efforts will become vain.
Cats are clever animals. If you correctly chose a kogtetochka, then process of schooling to it will not take a lot of time.
It is the best of all to hold this event for stages:
The toys suspended to it or a hand bell can help with schooling to a kogtetochka. A cat, playing with them, will cling claws to the surface of the exercise machine and itself will understand how it is pleasant. It is also possible to grease a stock surface with cat's mint which is on sale in pet-shop. This substance very much is pleasant to cats. The pet will spend in the right place more time.
As the means which is frightening off a cat from sofas and chairs it is possible to use a spray with water. Having sprinkled on the fluffy hooligan at the time of damage of furniture, you will let it know what so cannot be done. Next time the pet will be afraid to tear up a sofa. It is impossible to use physical force when training.
Zoopsychologists claim that cats tear up claws and spoil your property not for harm. It is explained by the congenital aspiration of a predator to be fully equipped. The person cannot disaccustom the favourite to this occupation. The only exit — to pick up to a cat a suitable kogtetochka and to help it to master this useful stock. Show care to the pet, and he will answer you with love and attachment.